The table below looks at the statistics for the WPF Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited WPF Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) Developer
Rank 187 191 172
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -19
Contract jobs requiring a WPF Developer 20 31 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.33% 0.43% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.46% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 30 41
Average daily rate
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£600 £550 £563
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £373 £525
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £653 £638
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £311 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.41% -11.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 - £42.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5567 6726 6552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.03% 92.50% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4200 4892 4752
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 137 159
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.25% +2.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.40 £38.00 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

WPF Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing WPF Developer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

WPF Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

WPF Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing WPF Developer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

WPF Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

WPF Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title.

1 37 (100.00%) WPF
2 33 (89.19%) C#
3 18 (48.65%) .NET
4 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (40.54%) Banking
6 14 (37.84%) Multithreading
7 13 (35.14%) MVVM
7 13 (35.14%) Finance
7 13 (35.14%) Front Office
8 12 (32.43%) Reactive Extensions
9 11 (29.73%) TDD
10 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
11 9 (24.32%) Low Latency
11 9 (24.32%) LINQ
12 8 (21.62%) Investment Banking
12 8 (21.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
14 6 (16.22%) SQL
14 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
14 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
14 6 (16.22%) Algorithmic Trading
14 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (16.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 6 (16.22%) MSTest
14 6 (16.22%) Electronic Trading
15 5 (13.51%) WCF
15 5 (13.51%) Web Services
15 5 (13.51%) Fixed Income
15 5 (13.51%) WinForms

WPF Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited WPF Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with WPF Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) OLAP
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MSTest
2 3 (8.11%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) Rhino Mocks
3 2 (5.41%) Moq
3 2 (5.41%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.70%) JIRA
General
1 15 (40.54%) Banking
2 13 (35.14%) Front Office
2 13 (35.14%) Finance
3 8 (21.62%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) WPF
2 18 (48.65%) .NET
3 12 (32.43%) Reactive Extensions
4 9 (24.32%) LINQ
5 6 (16.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
6 5 (13.51%) WinForms
6 5 (13.51%) WCF
6 5 (13.51%) Web Services
7 3 (8.11%) Rendezvous
8 2 (5.41%) HTML
8 2 (5.41%) Ninject
8 2 (5.41%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (5.41%) Unity DI Container
9 1 (2.70%) Task Parallel Library
9 1 (2.70%) HTML5
9 1 (2.70%) Silverlight
9 1 (2.70%) JMS
9 1 (2.70%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (16.22%) Mathematics
3 5 (13.51%) Fixed Income
4 4 (10.81%) Physics
4 4 (10.81%) Data Structures
4 4 (10.81%) Algorithms
5 2 (5.41%) Replication
6 1 (2.70%) Equities
6 1 (2.70%) Derivative
6 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.70%) Credit Risk
6 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.70%) User Experience
6 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
2 2 (5.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Multithreading
3 13 (35.14%) MVVM
4 11 (29.73%) TDD
5 9 (24.32%) Low Latency
6 6 (16.22%) Algorithmic Trading
6 6 (16.22%) Electronic Trading
7 4 (10.81%) MVC
7 4 (10.81%) Unit Testing
7 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (10.81%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (8.11%) BDD
8 3 (8.11%) Scrum
9 2 (5.41%) ETL
9 2 (5.41%) Greeks
9 2 (5.41%) Use Case
9 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
10 1 (2.70%) Domain-Driven Design
10 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
10 1 (2.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 33 (89.19%) C#
2 6 (16.22%) SQL
3 4 (10.81%) XAML
4 2 (5.41%) T-SQL
4 2 (5.41%) VB
4 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Basel III
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) TIBCO
3 2 (5.41%) Informatica
3 2 (5.41%) Sybase
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle